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School of Fine ArtsArt & Art History Department

Kathryn Myers


Professor of Painting; Advisor, Art Studio Minor

(860) 486-4449

MFA, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Kathryn Myers is a painter whose gouache and oil paintings and recent works in video have been significantly inspired and informed by her engagement and research on the art and culture of India.  In addition to her creative work, she has developed a series of video-interviews with contemporary Indian artists and has curated several exhibitions on Indian art. She has exhibited her work widely in the United States and India.  Grants have included Fulbright Fellowships to India in 2002 and 2011, Individual artist grants in painting and new media from the Connecticut Commission on Arts and Culture in 1991 and 2012, and Marie Walsh Sharpe space program grants in 1991 and 1992. Myers received her BA from St. Xavier College in Chicago, an MFA in painting from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and has been teaching painting and drawing at UConn since 1984.

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